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The Dirt On Airbnb

Another round of litigation between the Santa Monica and the AirBnB/HomeAway legal team ended badly for the short-term rental online platform. AirBnb & HomeAway recently attempted to challenge the March ruling that sided with Santa Monica. The lawsuit was an attempt to remove the city’s ability to penalize the online platforms for aiding & facilitating locally unlawful business transactions violating the Home Sharing Ordinance.… Continue Reading The Dirt On Airbnb

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The Dirt on Development

My team and I are representing more than $100 million in new Westside development, priced from $6.4 million to $22 million. I was recently interviewed by Westside Digs magazine for an editorial piece regarding development on the Westside, here are some excerpts from the interview. Digs: What’s happening with the Westside real estate market? John Hathorn: New construction is hot. Right now, in Santa… Continue Reading The Dirt on Development

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Santa Monica Dirt | Real Estate News and Community Eve...

For the past few years, I have been hearing people ask for a “done, move-in condition, new or nearly new”  home but that they don’t care about a basement and “don’t want or need huge.” We finally have it! In fact we have two Beautiful, 4,900 square foot homes on 60X149 Gillette’s lots for only $6.5M! We expect both homes to be ready within… Continue Reading Santa Monica Dirt | Real Estate News and Community Events

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The Following Article is from the Winter 20007 Newsletter The big news outside Santa Monica is the “Mansionization” Ordinance that has been creeping through the city of Los Angeles with few hearing the footsteps. The city council agreed to the general structure in June 2007 with changes in July and September. The allowable building square footage is dropping dramatically and also the mass restrictions are… Continue Reading BIG CHANGE COMING IN L.A.

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